[kon-kom-i-tuh ns, kuh n-]
Origin of concomitance
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Examples from the Web for concomitance
Their relation is that of mere coincidence or concomitance, and not causation.The Problems of Psychical Research
Why cannot we accept the simple fact of concomitance in this case also?
Yet it comes to be by concomitance, because it serves a greater good in relation to the universe.Theodicy
G. W. Leibniz
God, who is the cause of the concomitance of bodily and mental facts, is in truth the sole cause in the universe.
All that could be asserted would be the relation of concomitance or of juxtaposition, not the relation of cause and effect.
- existence or occurrence together or in connection with another
- a thing that exists in connection with another
- Christian theol the doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are present in the Eucharist
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Word Origin and History for concomitance
1520s, from Middle French concomitance, from Medieval Latin concomitantia, from Late Latin concomitantem (see concomitant). Related: Concomitancy.
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